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About the Course

The courses in the Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices Specialization are a recommended precursor to UCI's Applied Project Management Certificate. Successful projects require careful upfront planning. In this course, you’ll learn the key roles and responsibilities of the project manager and project team. You’ll also learn to answer some key questions upfront to help you meet project objectives: What will this project accomplish? Why is this project important? Who benefits from this project? How will we plan for successful outcomes? Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Identify the key characteristics of a project 2. Identify primary project constraints 3. Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager 4. Identify Project Organizational Structures 5. Understand the definition of a Project Stakeholder 6. Identify project stakeholders 7. Identify information needs of the project stakeholders 8. Define responsibility for managing stakeholder and controlling stakeholder engagement 9. Define the purpose of using a project charter 10. Summarize the key elements of a project plan 11. Identify common sources of conflict within a project environment 12. Describe the difference between authority and influence...
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Jul 5, 2020

Excelent course! It gives you the principles of project management for the early phases, initianing and planning, it has very good dynamic and share examples, it's a good option if you're newbie in PM

Nov 19, 2017

It was very helpful for me to understand what the project management is. I am just thinking about starting this new career path and i was feeling comfortable in this field during the learning process.

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By Taref A D

Jul 1, 2020

Good lesson!

By Javid B K S

Jun 28, 2020

Great course

By Ritendra P

Jun 21, 2020

super course

By Aarshi S

Jun 15, 2020

Too much fun

By Ngure B

Jun 15, 2020

Great Course

By Shaharyar A

Jun 11, 2020

great course


May 31, 2020

Very helpful

By Sandeep K D

May 27, 2020

mind blowing


May 8, 2020

Good Content

By Si T A

Apr 25, 2020

Good Course.

By Vincentius C H

Apr 22, 2020

very helpful

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Apr 14, 2020


By Wan M A B W B

Apr 12, 2020

Good course.

By paul k

Apr 9, 2020

great one!!!

By Taha O

Apr 4, 2020

viel gelernt

By Vamsi K R

Jan 3, 2020

Good content


Dec 15, 2019

Thank you 💖

By Sonam P

Oct 23, 2019

Great Course

By Sayedane M

Oct 3, 2019

Nice Course.

By Svetlana K

Oct 1, 2019

Very useful!

By Subin B

Jul 26, 2019

Very Helpful

By Tisiya M

Jul 22, 2019

Very helpful


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By Brian T

Jan 28, 2019

Great Course